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Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission
Thursday December 3rd, 2009 :: 02:04 p.m. EST


See for highlights from the December 2009 VLEPSC Board meeting.

On Wednesday, December 2, 2009, the VLEPSC Executive Board met in New Kent, Virginia. The following action was taken:

Granted Accredited/Reaccredited Status

* Winchester PD - Initial Accreditation
* Richmond City SO - Initial Accreditation
* Bedford Co. SO - Reaccreditation - 2nd award
* Virginia Beach SO - Reaccreditation - 2nd award
* Prince William Co. SO - Reaccreditation - 4th award

Other business:

* Welcomed Chief Day (Bedford PD) as the newest member of the Commission;
* Gary Dillon provided the Commission with the quarterly Program Manager's Report;
* Capt. Bobby Mawyer (DGIF) provided the Commission with an update of state agencies' progress toward accreditation;
* Sheriff Lane Perry (Henry Co.) addressed the Commission proposing that accredited agency CEO's attend ethics training during their 4-year accreditation cycle. The Board will consider adding language to the commentary to ADM.01.02 encouraging CEO's to seek such training;
* Approved revised VLEPSC Process & Procedures;
* Approved revised VLEPSC Bylaws;
* Approved VLEPSC Directive 2009-05 - Revision of Standard ADM.02.04;
* Approved VLEPSC Directive 2009-06 - Revision of Standard OPR.10.01 & OPR.10.02;
* Board member Sheriff F.W. Howard, Jr (New Kent Co.) steps down as Vice Chair;
* Board nominates and appoints Sheriff Fred Newman (Washington Co.) as Howard's replacement; and
* Set the next meeting for March 11, 2010 at the Virginia State Capitol, hosted by the Capitol Police.

Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission
1100 Bank Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 804-786-8421

Gary Dillon
Virginia Accreditation Center @ DCJS

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